Archive for December, 2008

New snowboard company: Yes We Can

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

Legendary shredders DCP, Romain De Marchi, and JP Solberg are starting up a new snowboard brand. As we reported earlier they are all dropped by Burton. So far we have no details about this brand. But since there are not too many European snowboard factories these board will be quite like some other big names […]

Review: Lib Tech Skate Banana

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Now I´ve done some serious riding on this years version of the skate banana. So here´s the verdict. It´s as smooth and snappy as my older Gnu Riders Choice. Much lighter and a bit snappier. Snowboard: Lib Tech Skate Banana 156 Setup: Flux Super Titan bindings & 32 Leashed boots Conditions: Some pow, some trees […]

Testweekend at Tandådalen

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

This weekend I was at a Swedish resort called Tandådalen. They had a bunch of manufacturers exhibiting their skis and snowboards. The kind folks let you try everything free of charge. My usual kind of riding is when you get to go fast and make long nice turns. Beeing in control and surfing down the […]

The Gnu Park Pickle

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

So this is the latest invention from the Mervin Factory – this time it´s from Gnu Snowboards. A asymmetric snowboard (sort of). Of course it has got all the ordinary hi tech such as Banana Magnetraction. But also the board is design to make heelside turns easier. Sounds kind of wird, but so did Magnetraction […]